Plainfield educator named adviser of the year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Plainfield educator recognized as state’s best in scholastic journalism  Oct. 24, 2019 FRANKLIN, Ind. — Michelle Burress, Plainfield High School student media adviser and journalism educator, received ...

Indiana excellence celebrated at 2019 convention

FRANKLIN, Ind. — In celebration of the best in scholastic journalism, the Indiana High School Press Association announced the winners of the 2019 Harvey Award and Hoosier Star competitions during ...

Newspapers from 21 schools named finalists

The Indiana High School Press Association is proud to announce the finalists for the newspaper Hoosier Star Award. IHSPA provides this opportunity for annual critique as a way for staffs to ...

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COLUMN: Truth and the lessons it teaches

This column was originally published Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 on TheStatehouseFile.com and ...

COLUMN: Scholastic journalism not immune from anti-media rhetoric

*Director’s Note: The following was originally published by TheStatehouseFile.com Aug. 13, 2018. ...

COLUMN: The true cost of censorship

By Anu Nattam Student Journalist Plainfield High School Earlier this year, five ...

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Accept the challenge at 2019 convention

By Ada Clark IHSPA Vice President Mooresville High School Publications Adviser Dear IHSPA Friends, I invite you to join us at our 2019 State Journalism Convention. Our theme this year is “Challenge Accepted,” and I would like to challenge you and your students to join us as we learn new ways to take on the […]

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IHSPA makes changes to Harvey Awards

IHSPA is excited to announce the opening of the 2019 Harvey Award competition and the following contest changes: -We will no longer have separate contest sites for newspaper and yearbook Harvey entries. There is only one website for ALL submissions, regardless of student publication format, and it can be found here: https://betternewspapercontest.com/login. Select “2019 IHSPA […]

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Opposition prevents New Voices law in 2019

By Emily Ketterer Special to IHSPA INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana student journalists will continue to wait for First Amendment protections after legislation securing those rights failed to be considered in 2019. The bill was filed by Reps. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, and Ed DeLaney, D-Indianapolis, for a third year in the General Assembly but didn’t garner […]

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